ShawnMarie M. (ShawnMarie) - Reviews

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The Accidental Virgin
The Accidental Virgin
Author: Valerie Frankel
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/9/2006
Helpful Score: 1


This was a really funny look at modern dating. Not much substance, but a good fluff read.


All I Know About Animal Behavior I Learned in Loehmann's Dressing Room
Review Date: 6/14/2006
Helpful Score: 1


Not her funniest, but still a quick and light read. Perfect for the beach.


Are You Somebody? : The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman
Are You Somebody? : The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman
Author: Nuala O'Faolain
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 81
Review Date: 10/11/2005


This book started out well, but got very boring in the end. It was also quite depressing and negative. Would be interesting to someone of Irish descent I think though.


Around the World in 80 Days: Companion to the Pbs Series (Best of the BBC)
Review Date: 10/20/2006


Interesting story... companion to the TV show.


Backyard Composting: Your Complete Guide to Recycling Yard Clippings
Review Date: 10/20/2006
Helpful Score: 3


Clear, easy to understand with lots of composting recipes.


The Berenstain Bears Think of Those in Need
The Berenstain Bears Think of Those in Need
Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 3/7/2007


Excellent book for kids and parents who have too much stuff - which is just about everyone.


The Bride Revealed : An Intimate Look Behind the Wedding Veil
Review Date: 11/19/2006


Wonderful pictures... not really a book to read. Would make a nice shower gift.


Brothel: Mustang Ranch and Its Women
Brothel: Mustang Ranch and Its Women
Author: Alexa Albert
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/18/2006


Interesting reading, but kind of dry.


The China Bride (Bride Trilogy, Bk 2)
The China Bride (Bride Trilogy, Bk 2)
Author: Mary Jo Putney
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/26/2006


This was a good story, but lacked details toward the end. A hundred or so more pages would have left it ending better.


A Circle of Quiet (Crosswicks Journals, Bk 1)
A Circle of Quiet (Crosswicks Journals, Bk 1)
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 55
Review Date: 11/3/2006
Helpful Score: 1


A good book for the writer or anyone who loves beautiful language.


Come to the Table : A Celebration of Family Life
Come to the Table : A Celebration of Family Life
Author: Doris Christopher
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 6
Review Date: 3/28/2006


A warm and easy read, helps us to remember what is truly important in life.


Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table
Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table
Author: Ruth Reichl
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 24
Review Date: 5/12/2006


This was a very enjoyable quick read. Recipes are a bit too gourmet for me mostly, but the story was fun.


Confessions of a Pagan Nun
Confessions of a Pagan Nun
Author: Kate Horsley
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 51
Review Date: 4/21/2006
Helpful Score: 2


Interesting but short read.


A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal
A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal
Author: Anthony Bourdain
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 36
Review Date: 8/16/2006


You either like Bourdain or you don't and if you like him you will love this book. Such an interesting read. Hard to put down.


The Corset Diaries
The Corset Diaries
Author: Katie MacAlister
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/11/2006


Very funny read.


The Country Friends Collection
The Country Friends Collection
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 5/7/2013


Though the title does not say it, this is the Fiesta book full of Mexican style recipes.


Diary of a Working Girl
Diary of a Working Girl
Author: Daniella Brodsky
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 11/2/2005


This was a very enjoyable book.


The Diary of an American Au Pair
The Diary of an American Au Pair
Author: Marjorie Leet Ford
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 1/10/2006


I found this book interesting, but slow. I could not finish it.


The Dive from Clausen's Pier
The Dive from Clausen's Pier
Author: Ann Packer
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 2/24/2006


Good, but sometimes tedious, story of a young woman who is faced with the prospect of spending her life caring for a paraplegic husband.


Easy-To-Make Costumes
Easy-To-Make Costumes
Author: Kathryn Harrison, Valerie Kohn
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 10/20/2006


Good basic, adaptable costume patterns. Easy sewing.


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